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Loughgall Conservation Area

Location: Co. Armagh
Designation date: 02 Febuary 1993


Loughhall Conservation AreaA religious settlement is known to have existed at Loughgall in the early ninth century, but the structure of today's village has its origins in the Plantation of Ulster.
For its size Loughgall contains a fine collection of intact Georgian and regency houses, ranging from simple vernacular street buildings to grand gentlemen’s residences. Much of the period detailing remains.

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The buildings are set informally along both sides of the Main Street, suggested a somewhat unplanned historical development. Many of the buildings are ‘listed’ and their presence goes a long way in creating Loughgall’s distinctive appearance.

The Design Guide

The design guide generally provides information on the planning context, historical development, description or character appraisal of the area, the designation and guidelines for development proposals.

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